Hindsight is good for faith

I went back to my really old blogging posts…like Xanga old! I was so amazed at how I used to be and how much God has changed me for the better. I was so depressed and bitter; I also had a lot of teenage angst. Here’s an excerpt from one of the last entries that … Continue reading Hindsight is good for faith

Forgiveness isn’t just for you

It is recess time and everyone in my fifth-grade class is anxious to get outside and play, including myself. There is laughter around me, of kids having fun, as I’m trying to swing as high as I can. When I finally stop swinging I hear a girl calling my name. I face in the direction … Continue reading Forgiveness isn’t just for you

No one gets left behind

On Thursday of the week I arrived in Vancouver, I decided last minute to participate in the hostel group activity to Quarry Rock hike at Deep Cove. I was in for a surprise – big time. It was really not a good day for me because I left that hike feeling inadequate and second-guessing my … Continue reading No one gets left behind

What a week! [Quick Recap of my first week in Vancouver BC]

I can’t believe that it has been a week since my arrival to Vancouver! So much has happened in such a little amount of time and I am really looking forward to what else is in store for me! To give a recap of all that I have done, I am doing a short list … Continue reading What a week! [Quick Recap of my first week in Vancouver BC]

This time is the last time

This morning on my way to church  I was thinking about how today is World Suicide Prevention Day; which has an important place in my heart because I have struggled as long as I can remember with depression and suicidal thoughts. Yep, you read that correct, I have not always been the happy-go-lucky person that … Continue reading This time is the last time

My heart aches for something more

I know that it’s been a while since I last wrote and it has been because I have approximately 4 weeks before I leave for the biggest adventure of my life! I’ll be jet-setting to Vancouver BC and will be attending a Discipleship Training School and I couldn’t be more excited! Recently, I had been … Continue reading My heart aches for something more

Conversation with a hitch hiker

As I was driving on I-40 this past weekend I remembered the time that I had stopped on the side of the road in order to help some people that had a broken down car. I didn’t intend to do it; to be honest I never want to stop because I don’t know anything about … Continue reading Conversation with a hitch hiker